From Awareness to Action: Environmental Literacy at Pike

by Upper School teacher Tina Morris It is lunchtime on Day One, and the hallways of Farnsworth are teeming with creativity, spirit, and the...

The Power of Story Telling

by Librarian and Sixth Grade Teacher Linda Spence A glass slipper, the big bad wolf, magic beans. These are familiar elements from childhood stories for...

Raising Children in a Digital Age

by Director of Technology Aaron Hovel and Head of Upper School Colleen Welsh Parenting around digital media is hard.  How much device time is right?...

What We Need—Democracy in Action

by Head of Lower School Jenn Elkin As a Pike parent, you may have seen on your child’s schedule or heard your child talk...

Now and Then: How has parenting changed since you were a child?

by Head of School Muddy Waters How ironic that the most important job of my life is the one for which I have no...

Who has a math brain? Do you? Does your child?

by Head of Middle School Marisa Schnirman and Lower and Middle School Math Coach Megan Zink “I am not a math person. My brain...

(Almost) A Week in the Woods

by Middle School Teacher Ed Santella Each year, The Pike School sends its fifth-graders, and their intrepid teachers, to Center Tuftonboro, NH for a...

Clamoring for Middle School Clubs

by Fourth Grade Teacher Mary Spaulding Day 5 in the Middle School is a big day. Each morning when students arrive in their classrooms...

Closing the Door and Opening the Windows

by Literacy Coach for Lower and Middle School Sharon Libront As I closed my classroom door last June for the very last time, I...

Learning to Study or Studying to Learn?

by Upper School Science Teacher Rob Smith Transitioning to the Upper School usually entails learning at an increased pace with multiple teachers, and with...